Justin Amash
02/21/2017 at 14:15. Facebook
Amash said that while confrontation might make some of his colleagues uncomfortable, it’s important to engage face to face and to listen “without any screens.”

“These are people you represent, and you should be willing to engage with them and discuss ideas and learn,” he said in an interview.

“At times, you’ll find that there are people who have misunderstandings of your own positions, and...
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Justin Amash
02/21/2017 at 00:45. Facebook
Looking forward to a great discussion in Battle Creek. More town halls are being planned all across #MI03. I will hold additional evening and weekend town halls in the coming weeks and months for those who can't attend this meeting.

Amash to host town hall in Battle Creek | Congressman Justin Amash

Justin Amash
02/18/2017 at 02:35. Facebook
Today, Rep. Walter Jones and I sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey, and Acting Director of National Intelligence Michael Dempsey requesting a briefing for all members of Congress on recent anonymous leaks by U.S. intelligence officials and on allegations made about Trump administration officials and campaign aides:

February 17,...
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Justin Amash
02/16/2017 at 23:44. Facebook
Honored to be ranked the most fiscally conservative member of Congress. Thanks to the Coalition to Reduce Spending for collecting and analyzing all this data on our voting records.
“Most of my colleagues, unfortunately, go with the flow; they want to stick to their comfort zones in many cases,” Amash told POLITICO in a brief interview after the event. “This doesn’t make me uncomfortable. I like to be here, hearing the different perspectives. I’m not afraid of my positions.”


Blessed to represent an amazing, passionately engaged community. I'm taking these town halls on the road to all parts of #MI03. Stay tuned!
President Trump today endorsed stealing property from law-abiding Americans who haven't been charged with—let alone convicted of—any crime. He also said, "We'll destroy his career," about a conservative Texas state senator who opposes this unconstitutional civil asset forfeiture.

My staff and I will work to introduce a bill to end civil asset forfeiture. I always will stand up for limited...
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Trump questions lawmakers' efforts to curb asset seizures by police

‪Let's get together for another town hall meeting. We have an even bigger venue and lots to discuss. See you soon!

Amash to host town hall in Grand Rapids | Congressman Justin Amash

I voted no on #HRes5, the resolution comprising the House rules for the 115th Congress.

I'm pleased that the package includes several positive changes to the standing rules and orders, including a provision from my friend Rep. Bill Posey that builds upon the requirement that certain legislative measures be available in formats that show how they would change existing law (an effort that I've...
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You may have read or seen the unhinged Andrew McCarthy op-ed that people have been sharing in support of President Trump's executive order. Here's a good response that doesn't even cover all the things McCarthy gets wrong.

Responding to Andrew McCarthy on the Legality of Trump's Immigration Order | RedState

Enjoyed chatting with so many #MI03 March for Life participants. Thanks for visiting our D.C. office before your journey home!
Awesome town hall. Thanks to everyone who attended. I'm blessed to represent a district that is politically engaged and independent. Looking forward to our next meeting. We'll search for a bigger venue!

10 key moments from Justin Amash's at-capacity town hall meeting

By nearly every measure, #SConRes3 is the worst budget I've seen as a congressman. It grows the national debt by trillions of dollars. Check out the comparison chart. The House vote is scheduled for Friday. There's still time to let your representative in Congress know what you think about it.
"This may be the worst budget ever seriously considered by Congress."
I, Justin Amash, do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So...
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